“The world is in a fundamental transition, for us in Indonesia and for all emerging market, the condition is suddenly very challenging. But where we see challenges, I see opportunity, in fact, our challenges are your opportunities” “Today we must shift, from consumption back to production. From consumption to investment, investment in our infrastructure, investment in our industry, but most importantly, investment on our human capital: the most precious resource in 21st century.”

“Change can be painful, change will create winners and losers, but there cannot be any progress without change. There can be no gain without pain” “The Indonesian people are wise. They are resourceful. And therefore, I am here to tell you, with 100% confidence that Indonesia will prevail”

“ When you spend time with Indonesian, especially on facebook and twitter , you will find our people have incredible humour, our people have incredible courage, our people have incredible wisdom…..”